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Balancing Humor and Story Needs in Post-Production

Balancing Humor and Story Needs in Post-Production

Exclusive Interview with Richard Sanchez   Richard discovered editing on a whim while studying theatre at UC Irvine. Combining his love for storytelling and technology made post-production a clear path that he’s been pursuing ever since. Starting out shooting and editing videos for GoTV, one of the earliest providers of …

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"Mine for the Gold" with Wendy Hallam Martin, ACE, CCE

“Mine for the Gold” with Wendy Hallam Martin, ACE, CCE

Mine for the Gold Exclusive Interview with Wendy Hallam Martin, ACE, CCE StudentFilmmakers Magazine: What was one of your most favorite scenes to edit and why? Wendy Hallam Martin, ACE, CCE: If I had to choose just one scene to call my favourite on “The Handmaid’s Tale,” I would say …

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Forming Thematic and Visual Language in the Cutting Room: Pietro Scalia, ACE

Forming Thematic and Visual Language in the Cutting Room: Pietro Scalia, ACE

Scalia is a prolific and highly regarded editor whose work has been recognized with two Academy Awards® (“Black Hawk Down,” “JFK”), two BAFTA Awards (“Gladiator”, “JFK”), a Satellite Award (“American Gangster”), and ACE Eddies (“Black Hawk Down,” “JFK,” and “Gladiator”). For over twenty-five years, Scalia has been an integral collaborator …

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Restructuring and Moving Scenes as a Storytelling Solution: Nancy Morrison, ACE

Restructuring and Moving Scenes as a Storytelling Solution: Nancy Morrison, ACE

Nancy grew up in the film industry relocating with her studio executive father from New York to Los Angeles when she was 6 years old. While studying film at Boston University, she quickly learned that she hated production but loved editing. She started her career as a film traffic apprentice …

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10 Best Film Editing Advice for Beginners

10 Best Film Editing Advice for Beginners

Post-production insights from Pietro Scalia, ACE, Wendy Hallam Martin, ACE, CCE, Mike Sale, ACE, Sidney Wolinsky ACE, Janet Weinberg, ACE, Heidi Scharfe, ACE, Deborah Moran, ACE, Nancy Morrison, ACE, Tim Kolb, and Steve Hullfish… Pictured above: Editing in Portland, Oregon. Photo by Avel Chuklanov, Filmmaker, Vancouver, WA. Follow @chuklanov | …

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Cutting Comedies with Michael L. Sale, ACE

Cutting Comedies with Michael L. Sale, ACE

Mike Sale, ACE most recently edited “Spenser Confidential” for director Peter Berg. He previously edited “Skyscraper” and the comedies, “We’re the Millers” and “Central Intelligence” with director Rawson Marshall Thurber. His additional recent credits include director Todd Phillips’ “The Hangover Part II” and Paul Feig’s blockbuster hit, “Bridesmaids,” for which he earned a 2012 Eddie Award nomination from the American Cinema Editors.   Sale also served …

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